Foreigner, 2 Pinays negative of A(H1N1), 1 tested anew in Caraga
by Jocelyn E. Morano
Butuan City (5 June) -- Director Leonita Gorgolon of the Department of Health (DOH)-Caraga recently revealed that the foreigner and two (2) Filipino women previously tested after exhibiting flu like symptoms turned out negative from A(H1N1).
"To date Caraga has no confirmed cases, however, since June 1 we are now waiting for the laboratory result from another A(H1N1) suspected carrier who showed mild respiratory symptoms ", revealed Director Gorgolon.
DOH personnel distributed to public schools some information materials and checked the availability of hand washing sites to prevent and control influenza A(H1N1) among students.
School administrators are constantly reminded to be vigilant against A(H1N1) and urged teachers to implement preventive health measures written on booklets being distributed as their guidelines in controlling the spread of A(H1N1) among students. (dxBN-Radyo ng Bayan Butuan/PIA-Caraga) [top]